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Al Jazeera America
Dec 5, 2013 10:00pm EST
. >> sorry, it was really not violence, it was defense, he never was violent. >> exactly, but he preached nonviolence strongly and it got to the point where after a mass anger and things that happened, defense, they felt they needed to take up arms to struggle against the white avry carna government that was oppressing people. i didn't mean it in a pejorative way. prison, mellowing him out, do you think nelson mandela that went into prison angry for good reasons, would have been able to have the grace that he had after prison, and when he was able to reconcile with the people who had imprisoned him for so long? >> i think so. i mean, it - i am not one of those who believes that prison was necessary. it was totally unnecessary. i'll say a story, this is in nelson mandela's book himself. when he was young and mill tant, which is what we all are when we are young, he accused my grandfather of being too close to white people. my grandfather said, "nelson mandela, i will fail you in my class if you look at people as black and white." they were talking about this in the "30s and "40s, so he was
Al Jazeera America
Dec 7, 2013 10:00pm EST
not violent, it was defense. he was never really violent. but he had preached nonviolence very very strongly, and it got to the point after a massacre and all sorts of things, defense, they felt they needed to take up arms in order to struggle against the white government that was still oppressing so many people, i didn't mean nit a pray othertive way, i understand what you are saying. but i guess my point about prison, and you saying that it mellowed him out, you were talking about reconciliation, do you think that the mandela that went into prison, would have been able to have the grace that he had after prison and when he was able to reconcile with the people who had imprisoned him for so long. >> i think so. i'm not one of those that believed that prison was necessary, it was totally unnecessary. i would say a little story about how my grandmother actually this is in his book himself. >> of all the heroic acts of leading to the capture of osama bin laden one stands out between the u.s. and supposed ally pakistan. to show where he was hiding. >> trumped up charges against a tribal court s
Al Jazeera America
Dec 2, 2013 10:00pm EST
declares an air defense zone, and the other respond aggressively in the view of the first side and you get a spiral of escalation. what is different is in the cold war we had no ties with the soviet union. they were audiologically opposed. they had a closed-off economy, they were politically and militarily opposed. with china, we depend on china. every object we pick up says made in china, and china depends on us. what we have here is a situation in which our economic interests, our political interests in many areas, our interests in solving global problems like climate change and piracy are aligned. what we need to do is create diplomatic channels that find ways to resolve the territorial issues without letting it spin out of control. if you think about world war i, nobody wanted to go to war. but, you know, there was a fascination in serbia, and as it escalated, the sort of logic of alliance meant that they ended up in a conflict. that is what secretary of state john kerry is trying to prevent. >> your foreign policy service, your greatest fame may have come from an article in "the at la
Al Jazeera America
Dec 5, 2013 9:00am EST
live from london. coming up, dozens killed in an attack on the defense ministry in yemen. >> a call for stability from tie land's king on his 86th burt day. >> claims the u.s.
Al Jazeera America
Dec 6, 2013 9:00am EST
that can triumph over diversity. >>> the united states says it doesn't recognize china's new air defense zone over disputed islands in the east china sea, armed north korea. the u.s. vice president rejected china's declaration of a no fly zone. >> we do not recognize the zone. it will have no effect on american operatins, just ask my general. none, zero. >> let's end this half hour with a reflection on nelson mandela's life with somebody who knew him pretty well but through the lens. one of the few white photographers taking pictures of black life. joining us now from spain. your first memory of nelson mandela was what? >> well, it's a long time ago. in 1951 there was an anc african national conference, which was in the hot bed of the apartheid government up there, and there was a meeting which was the annual meeting which used to take place in different cities in johannesberg every year, and mandela was there, and he was there at that time appointed as the youth leader of the anc, and also as the volunteer and chief of the defiance campaign which had been decided up to -- to start next
Search Results 0 to 6 of about 7 (some duplicates have been removed)